DDTC Toughens Rules For Military Exports

Law360, New York (September 9, 2009, 6:14 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Department of State's Directorate of Defense Trade Controls has announced that it is cracking down on improperly identified military-related products and technical data in response to an increase in exports improperly tagged “miscellaneous.”

All items identified as United States Munitions List Category XXI, which covers “miscellaneous articles,” will require directorate review before export, the DDTC said in a statement Wednesday.

The agency regulates the export of arms and other militarily significant articles subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations, ranging from rockets and...
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